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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tunbridge Wells
Town
Rusthall
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Sir Giles Gilbert Scott O.M. RA.
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 July 1922
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2264
Current location

Set into boundary wall of churchyard.
St Paul's Church
Langton Road
Rusthall
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN4 8XD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 56663 39278
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall stylised cross with broad shaft, mounted on three stepped base with the lower step flanked by projecting arms with concave tops. The cross and base is set within the churchyard wall.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF RUSTHALL / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Akehurst, C F J
Anderson, E
Ashby, E
Barbed, G
Barnes, F
Barnfather, R
Batchelor, L
Batchelor, W
Beal, W
Bird, F C
See details for all 115 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 116
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 116
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hollington
Listing information
  • WALL AND WAR MEMORIAL IN FRONT OF ST PAUL'S CHURCH
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2011: Parochial Church Council are seeking funds to restore the memorial.
Costs

Comments: Relatives had to pay five shillings for 20 letters.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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